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2024 College Student Juried Art Exhibit

March 1-30, 2024

 Now on display in the Richard E. Winter Gallery & Torrey Family Gallery

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MANY OF THE ARTWORKS FROM THE EXHIBIT ARE FOR SALE, AND CAN BE PURCHASED IN PERSON AT THE MUSEUM, OR VIA THE MUSEUM'S ONLINE SHOP. One third of the proceeds benefits the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and two thirds go to the artist.

See more information about the exhibit below.

The 2024 College Student Juried Art Exhibit will feature work by students from three area colleges and universities: St. Lawrence University, SUNY Plattsburgh, and SUNY Potsdam. For this year’s exhibition, juror Diane Leifheit (Paul Smiths, NY) selected 46 works by 27 artists to be in the show, including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, digital, and mixed media works. Leifheit selected several works for special recognition with a Juror’s Merit Award, which will be announced at the opening reception.

Leifheit remarked, “I am humbled by the process. Having been on the receiving end of a jury I am seeing first hand how precarious the process is. I looked at 10 qualifiers for each piece and scored them, to get to the point where the amount that could be accommodated by the space meant many pieces of quality would not be included.

I have always said that the process is arbitrary and in part, depended on whether the juror had their Wheaties that morning or had gotten in a walk with their dog. That the next day a juror could pick a completely different show. I have not changed my mind on that.

I encourage everyone who entered to continue in their endeavors in their explorations of art. Making art, recording our world with creative output, is a satisfying and frustrating calling. Keep at it.”

Juror Diane Leifheit is an Adirondack pastel artist who works primarily en plein air. Her work has been recognized recently by the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada, Cape Cod Society of Pastel Painters, Parrsboro International Plein Air, and the Frederic Remington Art Museum. This past summer of 2023, she was artist-in-residence at Art Lab, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. Born in Rockville Center, NY in 1951, Leifeit graduated with honors from Pratt and has resided in Paul Smiths, New York since 1980.

Capturing landscape in pastel is a form of recording history. Leifheit feels the work being created in the time of global warming is playing witness to the changes occurring in our lifetime. Her intention since the early 2000s has been to see the beauty that is now. Her work stands witness to the transitions in the environment.

Many of the student works on display in the Remington exhibit will be for sale. One third of the proceeds benefits the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and two thirds go to the artists. In addition to the on-site exhibition, the exhibit will be online at and artworks may be purchased through the Museum’s online shop.

The student artists in the exhibition are: Eryka Adsitt, Brianna Bachinski, Nikki Batroff, Noah Bonesteel, McKenna Brazie, Zoe Brothers, Kate Burrowes, Abigail Duquette, Natani Earle, Alexander Finkey, Katherine Gallipo, Emily Giorgi, Kendall Jones, Ayisha Khalid, Ileana Knight, Clarissa Kurtaliaj, Kayla LaPier, Brian Larose, Grace Nelson, Hannah Porath, Trinh Quang, Enith Alejandra Altamirano Salazar, Roarinbrook Smith, Lola Thompson, Madelyn E. Thompson, Cici Waugh, and Caroline Whitaker. 

The next opportunity for artists to enter a juried exhibit at the Museum is in the spring, for the 2024 Members’ Juried Art Exhibit. That exhibit is open to any member of the Museum; an artist who is not yet a Museum member may join when they enter their submissions.